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was going to win, vote for obama. fred obama's going to win, so for romney. a big disconnect between those that describe themselves as libertarian and the libertarian. john: why? >> i don't know given the fact, given the fact that really it is cool to be libertarian. it is cool to be socially excepting and fiscally conservative. john: you made me laugh the other day saying it's cooler to the libertarian and republican. >> that is certainly true. john: is a cool to be a republican on campus? >> no. john: cool to be a democrat? >> no. john: i don't believe you. on campus. >> that might be a little wishful thinking. and senate -- on sure a lot of colleges think it's better to be a democrat and republican. there is a lot of understanding in the united states, first that the old rules, anti-gay rules, anti-drug rules and things are going to be washed away. and there is clearly an understanding. i think every american knows that the american welfare state is bankrupt. everybody knows the problem. they just have not yet come around to wanting to fix it. it. john: fixing it involves less governmen
to blast president obama. >> the president hats tailed faild to put forward a plan. why? because they see the sequester as an opportunity to push through another tax increase. >> reporter: the president failed to mention sequester specifically. he made another pitch for higher minimum wage and substantial reduction has taken place in the deficit. >> over the last few years we have reduced the deficit by $2.5 trillion which puts us more than halfway $4 trillion in deficit reduction that economists say we need. now, we need to finish the job. >> reporter: so with the threat of that sequester looming over washington and looming over the pentagon, congress has taken a week off for the presidents' day holiday. >> kelly: steve, we're going to be following this story and more on the impact budget cuts could have on our national security. we will be talking to bob scales a fox military analyst. he knows what he is talking about. that is coming up later in the show. >> heather: meantime, some incredible events beyond earth's atmosphere. russians are trying to recover from a meteor that slammed int
obama and congressional democrats accuse republicans of protect go the wealthy. while they refuse to bend on tax hikes and blast the president. >> it unfortunately appears that republicans in congress instead of compromising, instead of asking anything of the wealthiest of americans, they would rather let these cuts fall squarely on the middle-class. >> house republicans have passed to bills to we place the at the questions terrify. the question is, why won't he work with us? the answer is because he wants higher taxes. >> kelly: molly henneberg has the latest details on this. the blame seems to go to both sides. what else is being done? >> reporter: no sign that a compromise is in the works to avoid the $85 billion in federal spending cuts set to kick in on friday, march 1st. barring a budget deal between the white house and congress. the president insists any last minute deal has to include more tax hikes as well as spending cuts and the white house is chiding republicans for not going along with that. >> i'm not seeing much interest in even engaging in discussion about how we c
for obama. afraid obama would win vote for romney. i don't know given the fact that really it is cool to be libertarian and cool to be socially accepting and fiscally conservative. >> you made me laugh when you said cooler to be a libertarian than republican. >> is it cool to be a republican on campus. is it cool to be a democrat? i don't believe you. i think on campus -- >> it might have been a little bishful thinking. i am sure a lot of toj student thingled be a better -- first the old a going to be washeded away. i think everybody family knows the welfare saturday, but haven'ting to particulars it. quicksing it. it's easier to be an dau -- santa claus. >> marriage equality passed in several states. narl juana. these are significant. john: spending. a talking about sequestration like it's a catastrophe. >> an absolute tidy cat. just a miniscule cut relative to what does need to occur. if we don't balance the federal budget we are going to find ourselves without a country. we are not immune from default. that is where we're headed. john: questions? >> hi. conner bergeron from brazil
couldn't do it under president obama in 2009 when they were spending hundreds of billions of dollars, the answer is no. the regulatory morass is insurmountable and politics play a role. we waste hundreds of billions of dollars on mass transit. it has a role in certain parts of the country but tens of billions that could have been used for real infrastructure. >> dave: so there may have been a time when massive projects, there is too many regs to make it efficient. >> i don't see the private market stepping up to do the job. wait a minute, this country is turning into a third world nation. our infrastructure is truly crumbling. >> they are using private contractors and there are questions at that level. we have an oil and gas boom. our infrastructure at that level is poor. there is a bottleneck at the refineries. we're going to need more than pipelines to make that part of the economy. >> dave: rick has a point when he goes after monopolies but the worst is the government. all the private sector competition and that leads to corruption, no? >> i think you can point to that, but you ca
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